Porirua City Centre, Porirua

15 days ago

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RetroFit Double Glazing - Wellington

Are you spending a lot more time at home these days and constantly tired of freezing during winter? Let us help you make your home warmer, drier and healthier all year round with a tailored retrofit double glazing solution for your home. Get your free measure and quote here or call 0800 658 658.

15 days ago

Have you signed up to get free gardening advice?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and … View more
In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and follow Jane Packer’s advice to decorate your kitchen and dining spaces with flowers. Be in to win Jane Packer Flowers and the NZ House & Garden July issue.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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43 days ago

RECORDS wanted!

Stu from Titahi Bay

Kia Ora,

Just wondering if anyone has any records they are wanting to sell or want to get rid of? I will pay fair prices. Text or call me on 0273354325 or email to parst496@gmail.com. Feel free to message me on here or comment below. Most interested in jazz, funk, soul, disco, world music and hip … View more
Kia Ora,

Just wondering if anyone has any records they are wanting to sell or want to get rid of? I will pay fair prices. Text or call me on 0273354325 or email to parst496@gmail.com. Feel free to message me on here or comment below. Most interested in jazz, funk, soul, disco, world music and hip hop however will consider any genre.

Ngā mihi nui
Stu

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16 days ago

#OurWaterWorkers💧

The Team from Wellington Water

We are joining forces with organisations from across the global water community to thank water workers for their work during COVID-19.

During the national response to COVID-19, our priority was providing clean drinking water and safe wastewater treatment to our community.

Thanks to all of our … View more
We are joining forces with organisations from across the global water community to thank water workers for their work during COVID-19.

During the national response to COVID-19, our priority was providing clean drinking water and safe wastewater treatment to our community.

Thanks to all of our crews, contractors and consultants who worked to provide three waters services and deliver on projects during the response. 👏

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16 days ago

#AotearoaOfKindness: Mobilising the kindness DNA

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an … View more
Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an Aotearoa of Kindness.

Call to action – keep shaping the world we want to live in:

• Look for where kindness, mahi aroha, work for love, has impacted your life.
• Show your thanks to those people giving kindness and mahi aroha through #AotearoaOfKindness.
• Connect or reconnect with a community or a cause that’s important to you through volunteeringnz.org.nz/finding-volunteer-roles.

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17 days ago

Poll: How do you fold your towels?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. … View more
Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. But what do you do? And who knew folding towels could be so controversial?

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How do you fold your towels?
  • 34.3% Basic - Fold in half three times
    34.3% Complete
  • 40.1% Plush - Fold towards the centre, then in thirds
    40.1% Complete
  • 16.2% Rolled - No folds allowed
    16.2% Complete
  • 9.4% None of the above
    9.4% Complete
1497 votes
17 days ago

It's National Volunteer Week!

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

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National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

Join us this National Volunteer Week to celebrate how our communities are stronger when working together.

#NVW2020 #mahitahi #teamwork #tautoko #support #volunteers #thankyou #AotearoaOfKindness

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17 days ago

Hello, we're finally on Neighbourly!

Bob from Web Infinity NZ

Hi all. This is Bob from Web Infinity. We're a web design and digital marketing company in Porirua and have been in business since 2009.

We specialise in two main areas;
1. Building websites that convert visitors into sales and sales leads.
2. Getting your business or organisation to the … View more
Hi all. This is Bob from Web Infinity. We're a web design and digital marketing company in Porirua and have been in business since 2009.

We specialise in two main areas;
1. Building websites that convert visitors into sales and sales leads.
2. Getting your business or organisation to the 1st page of Google, so more prospective customers can visit your website.

We have a long list of success stories, so get in touch with us if you would like to increase your sales.

Cheers,
Bob.

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17 days ago

Jars with lids

Lola from Tawa

Free jarsith lids suitable for homnemade jams and chutneys. Txt 0211470133

18 days ago

Luxury Care Suites at Elderslea

Oceania Healthcare

Life has been anything but normal lately and could stay unusual for a little longer. You may feel that now is the perfect time to move to a vibrant community where you not only feel right at home but safe and supported too.

Nestled down a quiet street in Upper Hutt, our luxury … View more
Life has been anything but normal lately and could stay unusual for a little longer. You may feel that now is the perfect time to move to a vibrant community where you not only feel right at home but safe and supported too.

Nestled down a quiet street in Upper Hutt, our luxury Care Suites at Elderslea offer the ultimate combination of Rest Home and Hospital care with the creature comforts of home, including a cosy living area, stylish kitchenette and modern ensuite.

Give us a call to see how we can help.

Elderslea is located at 29 Redwood Street, Upper Hutt.
Find out more

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18 days ago

Chris Quin - CEO Foodstuffs North Island Visits KCA

Phil Davies from Kiwi Community Assistance (KCA)

On the 19th June, Tawa/Grenada North charity was privileged to have Chris Quin - CEO of Foodstuffs North Island visit KCA.

It marks 8 years sponsorship when we first starting to receive donations from Foodstuffs Wellington which then became part of Foodstuffs North Island.

KCA rescues food from … View more
On the 19th June, Tawa/Grenada North charity was privileged to have Chris Quin - CEO of Foodstuffs North Island visit KCA.

It marks 8 years sponsorship when we first starting to receive donations from Foodstuffs Wellington which then became part of Foodstuffs North Island.

KCA rescues food from New World Khandallah, Newlands New World, Churton Park New World, New World Tawa, New World Porirua, New World Whitby and New World Paremata.

Foodstuffs NI Transport Division in Auckland, Palmerston North and Grenada North also assist us with backfilling of trucks to get donated goods from Chep (food rescue crates) and other stock donated from other parts of the NZ to us in Wellington.

In 2.5 months of operating since 1st April, KCA has redistributed over 102 tons of food in the Greater Wellington community. All food is shared with the local foodbanks, schools and partner agencies with whom we have a service contract with.

18 days ago

Have you got an indoor jungle? You could be a Houseplant Hero!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Got an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will… View moreGot an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will get $250 worth of Yates products and $150 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Here's how to enter the competition.

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19 days ago

Porirua Book Club

Felicity from Titahi Bay

Yes, back for the second time after lockdown, this evening at 7pm! We read a book, have a brief discussion about it, and then get down to general nattering! We're a very small group currently, but are happy to have more members. A different member each month chooses a book from the Porirua … View moreYes, back for the second time after lockdown, this evening at 7pm! We read a book, have a brief discussion about it, and then get down to general nattering! We're a very small group currently, but are happy to have more members. A different member each month chooses a book from the Porirua library, we read it over the month. Most of the books that we read are novels - in fact, so far, all of them have been. If you would like to attend tonight, please contact me on fejoac@gmail.com and I will give you the details.

19 days ago

Experience the Ryman Care Difference

Ryman Healthcare Limited

People often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where … View morePeople often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where care is customised to suit your needs.

Get your free copy here.
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23 days ago

Cable Bay Adventure Park's Skywire ride takes you flying over treetops

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Nelson is home to the world's longest flying fox. Would you give it a go?

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